|Insight: Capitol Chat / Blind Science / "High Country Women" / Genre Peak - Capital Public Radio, Inc.|
Capitol Chat - In this week's Capitol Chat, Capital Public Radio State Government Reporter Katie Orr joins us to explain what California's budget trailer bill and plans to alter the Open Records Act. We'll also look at a federal three-judge panel's order for California to reduce prison populations quicker. Blind Science - Hoby Wedler is an organic chemistry graduate student at UC Davis, a chemistry camp teacher and a wine aficionado--and he's also blind...
Keywords: KXJZ; Insight; Sacramento public radio; Capital Public Radio; CSU Sacramento; Capitol Chat; Katie Orr, Capital Public Radio State Government Reporter; Open Records Act; California prison population; blind scientist; Hoby Wedler, doctoral candidate at UC Davis; Hoby Wedler, recipient, HSC Foundation Advocates in Disability Award; chemistry camp for blind high school students; Tasting in the Dark wine event; High Country Women; Chris Enss, author, High Country Women: Pioneers of Yosemite National Park; Genre Peak; electronic music by Genre Peak; 9 Microspheres - Genre Peak
|Insight-130725: Stockton's Mayor / Driverless Cars / Guitarfish Music Festival / Sound Advice: Blue Dog Jam - Capital Public Radio, Inc.|
Stockton's Mayor - The mayor of Stockton has been facing intense opposition in recent weeks, and some critics say he's to blame. Mayor Anthony Silva publicly criticized fellow city council members and the city manager ahead of a vote for putting a tax proposition on the ballot for the fall. His comments in that council meeting led to an investigation into allegations he illegally recorded a conversation with the city manager, and now people are talking about recalling Silva less than ten months ...
Keywords: JXJZ; Insight; Capital Public Radio; Sacramento public radio; CSU Sacramento; Stockton's Mayor; Anthony Silva, mayor of Stockton; publicly criticized fellow city council members; investigation into allegations he illegally recorded a conversation with the city manager; recalling Silva; Driverless Cars; Automakers and Silicon Valley engineers; self-driving cars; Robocar engineers and safety regulators recently converged at Stanford; regulations; Katie Orr, Capital Public Radio's State Government Reporter; safety testing; Guitarfish Music Festival; camping; third Guitarfish Music Festival; Lake Tahoe; three-day festival; musical acts performing at Cisco Campground; Yuba River outside Truckee; Sound Advice: Blue Dog Jam; Sound Advice; Nick Brunner, Blue Dog Jam Host; Mean Lady; The Octopus Project; Chelsea Wolfe, Sacramento-native
|Insight-130626: SCOTUS Rulings on DOMA & Prop. 8 / Prop. 8 Reaction / Considering Conditions / Offical California Response - Capital Public Radio, Inc.|
SCOTUS Rulings on DOMA & Prop. 8 - The Supreme Court of the United States issued rulings this morning in two cases relating to same-sex marriage. The high court struck down the Defense of Marriage Act, claiming it was unconstititutional for the federal government to make any law singling out people recoginized as equal at the state level. In the case of Proposition 8, the court declined to rule saying it had no standing to do so...
Keywords: KXJZ; Insight; Capital Public Radio; Sacramento public radio; CSU Sacramento; SCOTUS Rulings on DOMA & Prop. 8; Supreme Court of the United States; two cases relating to same-sex marriage; struck down the Defense of Marriage Act; John Sims, University of the Pacific McGeorge School of Law Professor; Courtney Joslin, UC Davis Law Professor; Prop. 8 Reaction; broad impact on the legality of same-sex marriage; a Davis couple waiting to get married; Considering Conditions; Charlene Hauser, Sacramento doctor; latest TED book The Upstream Doctors: Medical Innovators Track Sickness to Its Source by Dr. Rishi Manchanda, MD, MPH; factoring in social and environmental conditions when treating patients; California's Official Response; Kamala Harris, California Attorney General; defers to the state's ruling; voter-backed proposition banning same-sex marriage is unconstitutional; Katie Orr, Capital Public Radio's State Government Reporter; summary of Harris' standing on the legality of same sex marriage in California going forward
|Insight: Brown's Prison Plan / March on Washington Remembered / Author Sherry Joyce / Pet Tales - Capital Public Radio, Inc.|
Prison Plan - California Governor Jerry Brown announced plans Tuesday to buy prison space to meet a federal court order to reduce prison populations. The plan is expect to cost $315 million this year and is being praised by members of both political parties. But some Democrats, most notably senator leader Darrell Steinberg, are opposed to the plan, saying the state needs to focus on mental health issues...
Keywords: Insight; KXJZ; Capital Public Radio; Sacramento public radio; CSU Sacramento; Prison Plan; Jerry Brown, California Governor; plans Tuesday to buy prison space; federal court order to reduce prison populations; expect to cost $315 million this year; Darrell Steinberg opposed to the plan; state needs to focus on mental health issues; releasing about 8,000 more prisoners; Katie Orr, Capital Public Radio's State Government Reporter; March on Washington Remembered; 50th anniversary of the March of Washington for Jobs and Freedom; King Jr.'s famous I Have a Dream speech; Eleanor and Tom Hunt; boarded a church bus and headed to Washington D.C; reading of the speech by students at Sierra College today; Author Sherry Joyce; new romantic suspense novel, The Dordogne Deception; fantasy week in a French chateau and her experiences travelling Europe; Pet Tales; Kids and dogs can share a special bond; Dr. Melissa Bain, veterinary behaviorist at the UC Davis Veterinary School; dogs and bite prevention
|Insight: Lake Tahoe Summit / Future of Newspapers / Grape & Gourmet / In the Mood - Capital Public Radio, Inc.|
Lake Tahoe Summit - Political leaders from California and Nevada - even a former vice president - are converging on the north shore of Lake Tahoe today to discuss plans for preserving the natural beauty of the lake. Former Vice President Al Gore, California Governor Jerry Brown and Nevada Governor Brian Sandoval are participating in the Lake Tahoe Summit, with Gore delivering the key note speech. The summits have taken place yearly in Tahoe since President Bill Clinton and Al Gore initiated the ...
Keywords: Insight; KXJZ; Capital Public Radio; Sacramento public radio; CSU Sacramento; Lake Tahoe Summit; Al Gore, former Vice President; Jerry Brown, California Governor; Brian Sandoval, Nevada Governor; climate change; Katie Orr, Capital Public Radio's State Government Reporter; Future of Newspapers; Are newspapers dying, evolving or both; The Washington Post; Jeff Bezos, Amazon.com founder; non-traditional media; The Sacramento Bee; daily newspapers; Rick Rodriguez, former editor of The Sacramento Bee; Grape & Gourmet; tasting all of California's best wines under one roof; this Thursday at Cal Expo's Grape & Gourmet; award-winning wines; gold-medal winners; California State Fair Commercial Wine Competition; In the Mood; 20th anniversary; Harris Center at Folsom Lake College; upbeat, all-singing-all-dancing-all-American celebration of Swing Jazz; retro 1940s big band revue; String of Pearls Big Band Orchestra